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Northern Tanzania Safari Expedition
Arusha – Manyara – Ngorongoro – Serengeti
DAY 1 : Arrival / Arusha
Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, your Africa Classic Escapes representative will be there to greet you, transfer you to your hotel and go over your travel arrangements. You will spend one night at Arusha Coffee Lodge.
The city of Arusha, with a population of around 150,000 people, sits in a pleasant, lush valley, divided by the Naura River near the base of 15,000-ft Mt. Meru. This bustling city, the safari capital of Tanzania, is the economic center of an area with a rich agricultural economy, thanks to the rich volcanic soil. Your first night in Africa is spent at the Arusha Coffee lodge. This cozy, boutique hotel/lodge is built within a coffee plantation just outside Arusha.
Overnight: Arusha Coffee Lodge
Day 2, 3: Lake Manyara National Park
The excitement of your safari begins as you are collected from Arusha Coffee Lodge and be transferred to the Arusha airport for your Precision Air flight from Arusha departing at 7:55 am to Manyara arriving at 8:20 am. You will be collected at Manyara Airstrip and driven with fellow guests to &Beyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge.
Overnight: Lake Manyara Tree Lodge
Day 4: Ngorongoro Conservation Area
You will be collected at &Beyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge and driven with fellow guests to Manyara Airstrip. (approx. 3 and a half hour road transfer). You will be collected at Manyara airstrip and driven with fellow guests to &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. (approx. 1 and a half hour road transfer). You will explore the crater this afternoon.
Colorful flamingoes and more than 100 species of birds found here and not in the Serengeti, frequent the area. Patience may also reward you with glimpses of leopard, cheetah, hyena, jackal, elephant, warthog, buffalo, impala, buffalo, hartebeest, eland and lots of other antelopes. As you descend into the crater, you may see the local Maasai as they take their cattle down the steep walls of the crater.
Overnight: Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Meal Plan: Full Board
Day 5, 6, 7: Serengeti National Park
Interesting birds to look out for are Black-headed Gonolek, Rufous Chatterer, African Mourning Dove, Paradise Flycatcher, White-browed Coucal, African Golden Oriole, Spotted Morning Thrush, Slate-colored Boubou and the dazzling Fischer's Lovebird. This is a truly beautiful area at any time of year, and you're sure to find some kopjes (rocky outcroppings) to enjoy your sundowners while watching the panorama that unfolds before your eyes.
Overnight: Sayari Tented Camp
Meal Plan: Full Board
Day 8: Serengeti / Kilimanjaro / Departure
You will have breakfast this morning. After this last taste of Africa, you will be transferred to the airstrip for your flight departing at 1000hrs to Kilimanjaro airport arriving at 1310hrs. Connect with the International flight back home.
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